Six Expert Regulatory Professionals to be Honored as RAPS Fellows

Rockville, Maryland, UNITED STATES

ROCKVILLE, MD., Sept. 8, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) today announced six regulatory experts have joined the elite ranks of RAPS Fellows. The 2016 Fellows will be honored Tuesday, 20 September, during RAPS' Regulatory Convergence conference in San Jose, CA. The Convergence is the largest annual gathering of the global regulatory profession, and RAPS' signature annual event.

The RAPS Fellows program recognizes senior regulatory professionals for their continued contributions and leadership toward the advancement of the profession and the professional. Being named a RAPS Fellow is a significant accomplishment within the regulatory profession. RAPS Fellows serve as important resources for knowledge and guidance to the organization and the profession as a whole. They may use the FRAPS designation following their names.

The 2016 RAPS Fellows are:

Ayse Baker, FRAPS, global regulatory affairs head, GE Healthcare
Meredith Brown-Tuttle, RAC, FRAPS, vice president, regulatory and quality, Lyric Pharmaceuticals Inc.; CEO, Regulatorium
Nicole Landreville, RAC, FRAPS, regulatory affairs program manager, GE Healthcare
Erin Oliver, RAC, FRAPS, global regulatory lead, Rx-to-OTC switch, GSK Consumer Healthcare
Debra Rasmussen, RAC, FRAPS, global regulatory affairs diagnostic leader/senior director, Janssen Pharmaceutical
Kimberly Walker, RAC, FRAPS, global RA and QA consultant, Kim Walker Consulting

More information about the Regulatory Convergence and a complete agenda of sessions and events is available at The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #2016RAPS.

Reporters, bloggers and other members of the media who wish to cover all or part of RAPS' Regulatory Convergence should contact Zachary Brousseau, senior manager, communications for RAPS at or +1 301 770 2920, ext. 245. On-site registration also will be available for media with valid press credentials or a letter from an assigning editor.

About RAPS
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with offices in Shanghai and Singapore, and chapters and affiliates worldwide.


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